Blackout Night and Kid's Night on April 29th - Bandits vs Gillette Mustangs

by Brett Funke

-SIOUX CITY, Iowa (Sioux City Bandits) - The Sioux City Bandits' Inaugural Blackout Night brought to you by Chesterman Company and Coke Zero Sugar will be taking place on Saturday, April 29th at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa. The game is set to kick off at 7:00 pm, and will not be a game to miss. The Sioux City Bandits' only loss of the season was on the road to Gillette, and the Bandits are looking to reclaim the top spot in the Champions Indoor Football League.

The Blackout Night coincides with the Bandit's annual Kid's Night and the first 1,000 kids through the door will receive free eyeblack to wear during the game thanks to Chesterman Company. Make sure to pay attention throughout the game for a "text to win" chance to participate in the halftime field goal kick to win a free year supply of Coke Products. 

Make sure to get your limited edition Blackout T-shirt here:

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Throughout the Day there are several fun activities for kids including:

  1.  Long Lines Climbing - $12 climbing wall special, located in the Long Lines Family Rec Center from 2:00 - 5:00 pm.
  2.  Petting Zoo - Available on the Tyson Events Center Plaza from 3:00 - 6:00 pm 
  3. Kids games on the Plaza - fun games for kids on the Plaza near the petting zoo. 
  4.  Tiger Rock Martial Arts will be offering board-breaking seminars on the concourse level of the arena throughout the game. Plus find out more about "Train With The Bandits" happening at Tiger Rock by clicking here. 

  1.  CNOS will be hosting an exclusive Meet & Greet session and is helping us #PackTheTyson 

  1.  Arena Dance Academy will be performing at halftime with two groups! They will also be tossing out collaboration t-shirts! 

  1.  We invite all of our Girl Scout Troops to join us for this fun night out with an exclusive ticket deal for the troops and their families. The top two selling troops will get VIP access to the game. Find out more info here:
    1. Troop #1 - Meet & Greet Session with Players 
    2. Troop #2 - Run through the tunnel with the players during intros 

Head Coach Erv Strohbeen is competing for his 100th win in Professional Football! Make sure to come out and be a part of Bandits history on Saturday, April 29th. 


This is going to be the biggest game of the regular season, and we want to #PACKTHETYSON and create a home-field advantage like never before! We are looking for employers that are looking to reward their employees with a night out, youth sports teams that want a fun event for team bonding, church groups, or even friend groups of 10 people or more for group tickets! We will get you discounted tickets all seated together! We have groups bringing as many as 300 people, so reach out today about how we can bring your team and our team together!


Brett Funke

Team President